Australian Capital Territory, Culture, History, Social Studies

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ACT Chamber of Commerce & Industry __ "The homepage of the official website of the ACT Chamber of Commerce and Industry" ACT economic and business information. - illustrated - From ACT Chamber of Commerce & Industry - 

ACT Commissioner for the Environment Home Page __ "The Commissioner for the Environment is an environmental ombudsman for the ACT. The Office is independent and reports to the Chief Minister. It can conduct investigations, at its own instigation or at the request of the Minister. It also reports on the State of the Environment of the ACT every three years." Learn much more about this office and read various regional and special reports. - From - 

ACT Government entry point __ This is the official government entry point for services in Canberra and region. Information for residents and visitors alike. - From ACT Government - 

ACTSPORT __ "ACTSPORT is the peak representative group for sport in the ACT. Its role is to promote the views and to support the development of organised sport in the ACT" Learn about the 'Hall of Fame' programs and more. - From - 


An Ideal City __ "'An Ideal City? The 1912 Competition to Design Canberra' is an online exhibition about the competition to design the capital of Australia,..." - illustrated - From -
Australia, Australian Capital Territory - Colleges, Universities and Online Education Providers __ A list of colleges and universities in ACT with links to each. "Click on the name of a college, university or online education provider in australia, australian capital territory to view the detailed information; "Profile" icon directly takes you to the school's distance learning (online education) department or division profile if it is available. You can also find out about what other students think about the school by clicking on "Forum" icon. If you'd like to go straight to the school's distance learning (online education) home page, then click "www-dl" or if you'd like to go visit the school's home page, then click "www". - From Open Online Education Network - 

Australian Capital Territory __ An encyclopedic article with links to many related materials. - illustrated - From Wikipedia - 

Australian Capital Territory __ A brief overview - From - 


Australian Capital Territory - About Australia Online __ You will find a brief history and description. "Our Australian Capital Territory facts pages cover the ACTs demographics and Geography, you will find all the links you need to The Australian Capital Territory government and some ACT history to tell you where it all began." - illustrated - From About Australia Online - 

Australian Capital Territory demographics __ Basic statistics including population and labor force. - From About Australia Online - 
Australian Capital Territory geography __ "The ACT has three contrasting landforms. In the north, where urban development has taken place, it is a low land of undulating hills including the floodplains of the Murrumbidgee and Molonglo Rivers; mostly below 600m. Beyond this are forested mountain slopes rising to 1200m divided by numerous tributaries of the Murrumbidgee. In the south and extreme west are highlands of steep ridges and mountain peaks rising above 1800m." - From About Australia Online - 

Australian Capital Territory history __ "For more than 20,000 years the region has been home to the Ngunnawal people. Rock paintings in Namadgi National Park and archeological evidence found at Birrigai Rock Shelter at Tidbinbilla Nature Reserve are evidence of their long occupation the region." Then came Joshua John Moore and the story continues. You will find a brief overview - From About Australia Online - 

Australian Capital Territory Sightseeing: Attractions, Destinations __ "Sights to see and various other attractions of Canberra and the Australian Capital Territory." - From - 


BusinessACT Homepage __ Loads of information about starting and doing business in ACT. - From - 

Canberra Map __ You will find an interactive map of the city of Canberra. - illustrated - From - 

Capital Region Development Board __ "The Capital Region Development Board (CRDB) is a joint initiative of the NSW and ACT Governments and was initiated in 1994 to facilitate sustainable economic, employment and investment development in the South East Region of NSW and the ACT...This web site gives an overview of the activities of the Board." - illustrated - From - 

City News Home __ Online newspaper from Canberra - illustrated - From -


Emigrating to Canberra - Australian Capital Territory - Global Visas __ "Find information on emigrating to Canberra, within the Australian Capital Territory, where city style meets the beauty of the Australian bush. Find advice on migration to australia from Global Visas, the UKs Premier Immigration consultancy" - From Global Visas - 
Legislative Assembly __ Legislative Assembly for the Australian Capital Territory. "From this site, you can access a range of information about the Legislative Assembly - its history; information on how it operates; details of its Members; information on business before the Assembly and records of proceedings; and a range of information on Assembly committees." - From Legislative Assembly for the Australian Capital Territory - 

The Story of Canberra - Australia's Capital City __ History of the city from 1901. - From Tom Worthington - 
Yarralumla, Australian Capital Territory __ Learn about this Canberra suburb. "In recent years, it has become one of Canberra's most desirable and expensive suburbs." - From Wikipedia -,_Australian_Capital_Territory


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